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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
The threat could hinder Australian agriculture's ability to perform and compete internationally; to minimise the threat we should discuss a cross-commodity program, which involves government, and develops an understanding within our urban community of modern farming practices and the benefit of this to the environment, animals and people of Australia... Some specialists (Haniotis, 2011) reported strong government support, especially where the cost of supporting sustainable rural communities and the loss of eco-services provided by agriculture is properly valued against the cost of supporting agriculture... As a result of this missing contract the community supports agriculture less and less and the example was given in the States 22..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Pulse growers give a business heart.. Helen Ward contemplates the future 'I am proud that after 160 years we are still here' - By Melissa Branagh-McConachy It is no coincidence that the history of iconic food company Ward McKenzie Pty Ltd chronicles that of the Australian grains industry - a tale of diversification, rationalisation and innovation... In addition to product quality, the company's longevity has a lot to do with its flat management structure; the directors are hands-on workers in the business, which also positions them to be able to make decisions quickly, Helen says...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Go Grains Health & Nutrition ('Go Grains') is the leading Australian authority on grain foods nutrition, providing members and the industry with an independent voice on matters of grain foods nutrition... Go Grains' role is to review the science and communicate the latest research findings about the nutrition and health benefits of grains and legumes so that Australian consumers will be encouraged, either directly by exposure to Go Grains' communications or indirectly through Go Grains' work with key opinion leaders, to eat these healthy foods... Since maturing into a membership-based organisation in 2005, Go Grains has attracted substantial investment from grain food manufacturers who recognise it as a driving force in communicating grain food research outcomes to the broader community...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Go Grains Health & Nutrition ('Go Grains') is the leading Australian authority on grain foods nutrition, providing members and the industry with an independent voice on matters of grain foods nutrition... Go Grains' role is to review the science and communicate the latest research findings about the nutrition and health benefits of grains and legumes so that Australian consumers will be encouraged, either directly by exposure to Go Grains' communications or indirectly through Go Grains' work with key opinion leaders, to eat these healthy foods... Since maturing into a membership-based organisation in 2005, Go Grains has attracted substantial investment from grain food manufacturers who recognise it as a driving force in communicating grain food research outcomes to the broader community...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Food labelling changes overlook wholegrains.. Go Grains By Trish Griffiths, Accredited Practising Dietitian; Executive Manager, Go Grains Health and Nutrition Ltd Consumer interest in wholegrains is gaining momentum in Australia - a trend that could reap benefits for grain growers - but this may be short-lived if proposed changes to food labelling legislation go ahead... Even through there is some scientific support that regular consumption of wholegrain foods is associated with protection from diseases such as heart disease and diabetes, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has overlooked this in the development of the draft Standard for Nutrition, Health and Related Claims, making no provision for claims about wholegrains...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Go Grains Health & Nutrition (GGHN) is a strong growing organisation based on industry collaboration and shared responsibility for promoting consumption of Australian grains... The GRDC investment in GGHN be evaluated in the context of the 'public good' intangible benefits it delivers to its members and the broader grains industry supply chain (rather than by direct benefits to growers)... Recent reports include: Grains Report (September 2007) Grains, Legumes and diabetes (April 2008) Grains and bowel health (June 2008) 11. Relevance of GGHN to government..
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Go Grains Health & Nutrition (Go Grains) is the leading Australian authority on grain foods nutrition... Developing relationships with journalists in order to position Go Grains as the leading source of media information about grains, legumes and health.. The media partnership program was designed to capitalise on existing relationships with journalists and publications, and leverage new associations developed via the Nutrition Column and Grassroots Recipe programs...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
" Date: 05.05.2014 2016 declared UN International Year of Pulses.. Mr Edgecombe says PA will coordinate a national committee to work with government, growers, non-government organisations, retailers, food manufacturers, health and science organisations, and United Nations bodies to make the IYOP a success in Australia, and to contribute to raising the profile of pulse crops and foods globally... With rates of diabetes and obesity on the rise around the world, Mr Edgecombe says IYOP presents an opportunity to recognise pulses' exceptional potential to add taste and nutrition to modern diets...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Manufacturer raises food research opportunities.. Mr Schutz oversees developments in food research for many of the ABF global companies from Australia, which he says offers affordable and innovative research opportunities... Mr Schutz said there was always the suggestion the food processors captured the greatest value in the food chain, but he saw his role as improving the whole value chain, so the growers of the commodity gained a greater share if they delivered what the marketers of foods wanted...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
A new industry code has provided a content standard for foods classified as 'wholegrain'... The new standard is set to help consumers identify wholegrain foods, which can help them meet the recommended target for wholegrain consumption each day," Ms Aley says... The research indicated that the dietary intake of wholegrain foods decreased by about 20 per_cent in the years the study was conducted, which may have resulted in part from the mixed messages surrounding wholegrain foods, Ms Aley says...
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